eTown Archive Special: A conversation w/ Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson (10/20/1996)

April 22, 2018

In honor of Earth Day (also eTown's B'earth Day), we have dug into the eTown archives and unearthed Nick Forster’s interview from 1996 with former United States Senator, environmental advocate, and Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson. Nelson was a leading figure in the fight against environmental degradation and social injustice in the twentieth century, and as you'll learn through this conversation and see throughout the world today, his legacy lives on.

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William Bell / Alejandro Escovedo / Justin Kruger (Project Helping)

April 18, 2018

eTown welcomes legendary soul singer/songwriter William Bell for his very first visit to eTown. Known throughout the world for penning such soul classics as “You Don’t Miss Your Water” and “Born Under A Bad Sign”, William takes the stage with eTown’s house band to share music from his latest release, as well as a few classics. Also with us is eTown newcomer Alejandro Escovedo who brings his stellar band...

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Jessica Lea Mayfield / Birds of Chicago / Twesigye Jackson Kaguri (Nyaka Aids Orphans Project)

April 11, 2018

This week on the eTown airwaves we’re joined by talented singer-songwriter Jessica Lea Mayfield. She shares a bunch of new music from her latest album, Sorry Is Gone, which explores love and loss from the bitter to the sweet. Also with us is Birds of Chicago, an eTown favorite! This uber-gifted husband & wife musical combo (JT Nero and Allison Russell) are definitely worth checking out. Great singing, coupled with thoughtful songwriti...

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Sarah Jarosz / Hymn For Her / Paula Klaussen (Project Mercy)

April 04, 2018

This week, we welcome back long-time friend and musical virtuoso Sarah Jarosz to the eTown airwaves to share from her latest collection of songs. Sarah continues to skyrocket in her career, all while doing things her own way. We’ll learn more about what’s happening in her world these days, during her conversation with eTown host Nick Forster. Also, eTown newcomers Hymn For Her bring their unique brand of Americana m...

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Tyminski / Angel Snow / Henry Red Cloud (Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center)

March 28, 2018

This week, we welcome genre bending multi-instrumentalist and vocalist extraordinaire Tyminski (you may remember him as a member of Union Station; he’s also familiar to many as the singing voice for George Clooney’s on-screen character in ‘O Brother, Where Art Thou?’ and, more recently, as lead vocalist on Avicii’s international pop hit “Hey Brother”). We’re also joined by up-and-coming, indie-folk singe...

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